In the furor over requiring employer-sponsored health insurance to cover contraceptives, access to birth control is not the issue, and religious freedom is only part of the picture.
When people think of Medicare, they usually think of the government health insurance program for seniors over age 65. They may even recall that the program also extends to the disabled who are under 65. Few, though, see it as a program that big business and their D.C. lobbyists can use to drive smaller competitors out of business.
Sidebar article toObamaCare: Rx for Crisis March 7, 2012 -- The incision Dr. Thomas Tkach makes into his patient’s knee is almost like clockwork. It is Friday morning, and within minutes Dr. Tkach will be doing a knee replacement on a patient who just happens to also be a physician. It is his fifth surgery of the day.
Sidebar article toObamaCare: Rx for Crisis   Editor’s Note: Dr. Eric Logan and First Presbyterian Hospital are pseudonyms, used at the request of the doctor interviewed for this article. The photos accompanying this article are stock photos.
 Editor's Note: The following is the text of a speech delivered by David Kelley at multiple venues in 1993-94. Its theme remains relevant today, especially with the advent of "Obamacare."


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